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home. here's jeff rossen. >> reporter: in this surveillance video, the final picture of jennifer hawk petit, less than an hour before her death. prosecutors say petit was at a local bank withdrawing $15,000 and cmly told the bank teller her entire family was being held hostage at home. husband william, a prominent ctor and their two kids, 11-yr-old michaela and 17-year-old haley. she said she needed the money for ransom and one of the suspects was waiting in the parking lot. that's when the bank manager made this chilling call to 911. >> reporter: wh good reason. prosecutors say these two men, steven hayes and joshua komisarjevsky were terrorizing the family, beating dr. petit with a baseball bat and tying him to thi pole in the basement. his two daughters were tied to their beds upstairs. >> they told us they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believes them. >> reporter: but prosecutors say once back home, jennifer petit was sexually assaulted and strangled. then officials say the suspects set the house on fire. the mother and her two daughters were kille
shot her. >> reporter: that woman has been identified as 38-ye-old jennifer bates of nokesville. her assailant, her husband, robert bates. police say the couple had been rguing in this vehicle before it turned on to idewater way. an officer had been walking his dog, unarmed himself he confronted the armed man whom witnesses sayointed his gun at him. he retreated to retrieve his own weapon but then -- >> another shot rang out. and that was it. he killedhimself. >> reporter: it all happened quickly and neighbors had already called police. >> units arrived on scene. they located two individuals who appeared to have been suffering from gunshot wounds. the gunshot wounds were all upper body. the male was pronounced dead at the scene. the female was showing signs of life and was transported to the hospital wher she was pronounced. >> reporter: what remains a puzzle to investigators and residents of this community is hy these two people chose this street. those who live here know that it's a cul-de-sac. it doesn't go all the way through and neither of these victims are believed to have any
identified as the 37 jennifer baits, her assailant, her husband, 42 year old robert baits. the couple has been arguing and another resident of the street and an off-duty law enforcement officer hadeen walking his dog. unarmed himself, he confronted the armed man who witnesses say pointed aid gun at him. he retreated but then. >> another shot rang out and that was it. he killed himself. >> reporter: it all happened quickly and neighbors had already called poce. >> he arrived on scene and they located two individual who is appeared to be suffering from gunshot wounds. the gunshot wound for all upper body. the male was pronounced dead at the scene and the female was showing signs of life and was transported to the hospital where she was pronnced. >> reporter: what remains a was toll investigators and residents of the community is why these two people chose this street. those who live here know it's a cul-de-sac. it doesn't go all with way through and neither victim is believed of the contact with the commity. a member of the neighborhood association says they'll seek to ease the concerns of
say jennifer and robert bates were arguing in their car when they turned onto a small cul-de-sac of homes. jennifer bates got out of the car. her husband chased her down and shot her all in front of horrified residents. now police are trying to figure out why the shoing happened in a neighborhood sofar om the couple's home as residents try it to cope with witnessing this crime. >> it's not assoated with the neighborhood and for people not to have any fear about the neighborhood or the neighborhood changing. it's a quiet neighborhood. it's ahock something like this would happen. >> friends and family of the couple are leaving condolences on a faceok page as well as links to domestic abuse help sites. >>> a frederick, maryland, man charged with child abuse and asult after trying to suffocate his 19-month-old son. around 5:30 friday afternoon police were called to a home on fair field drive and found 33-year-old alton ambush suffocating his son. after a struggle police got ambush to release -- this is actually aed to member. he recovered after a tripo the hospital. ambus was
happened saturday morning on widewater drive in the montclair area. police say jennifer and robert batewere arguingn their car when they turned into a small cul-de-sac of homes. jennifer bates got out of the car, her sband chased her down and shot her and then himself. >>> u.s. capital police identified the man who pointed a gun atultiple officers early friday morning. police shot 29-year-old john wesley wheeler jr. of suitland, maryland, near capitol hill after he refused to drop his weapon. wheeler was charged with assault with intent to kill, carrying a gun without a license and other counts. >>> first responders prepared for the worst during a disaster drill at reagan national airport. they tested their reaction to a pretty terrible scene re. an airplane crash lands there slamming into cars and an airportshuttle. organizers of the drill hope the hands-on experience will help save lives in the event of a real tragedy. think about the internet. growing, evolving, literally transforming our lives. now imagine the possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. at at&t, we support a core set of
was too sexual. jennifer tesch said her daughter came home singing these lyrics. our backs ache, our skirt are too tight, we shake our booties from left to right. both parents objectd. she said the team and the cheer leading association wouldn't budge. then voted her daughter off the squad. >> i don't even think that i could continue them removed us from the organization. it's i don't think i have anyway to fight that. and at this point i don't know if i would ever want go back any way. ultimately if they think it is to know remove a 6-year-old from the te, i wouldn't want my daughter in that organization anyway. >> the tesches say their daughter may look into gymnastics now that cheer leading is no longer an option. >>> some d.c.tudents most at risk for obesity got a step-up lesson in staying fit. children's hospital sponsored this event for a group of middle students from area of the city with higher rates of childhood obesity. the children were taught how to move in a different way that would be more fun and would help them stay fit. another event planned forext week at the boys and gi
's jeff rossen. >> reporter: in this surveillance video, a clear picture, the final picture of jennifer hawke-petit, less than an hour before her death. prosecutors say petit was at a local bank withdrawing $15,000, and calmly td the bank teller her entire family was being held hostage at home for the past several hours. husband william, a pminent doctor, and their two kids, 11-year-old mikayla, and 17-year-old haley. she said she needed the money for ransom and one of the suspects was waiting in the parking lot. that's when the bank manager made this chilling call to 9. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house, if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. she say they are being very nice, they have their faces covered. she is petrified. >> reporter: with good reason. osecutors say these two men, steven hayes and joshua komisarjeski were terrorizing the family, beating him with a baseball bat and tying him to his pole in t basent. his two daughters were tied to their beds upstairs. >> they
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